Care at NUH

Treatments and Services


These are the common investigative procedures performed by our doctors to further assess the patient's condition:


Nasoendoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure whereby a fine flexible scope is inserted into your nose to examine the nasal cavity, paranasal sinus openings and throat. A local anaesthetic spray may be used.


Laryngoscopy is also a minimally invasive procedure that focuses on the examination of the voice box. Similar to Nasoendoscopy, a local anaesthetic spray may be used.

Ear clearance

Ear clearance is a procedure done to remove ear wax or debris from the ear canal. It is usually performed using microscopic visualisation and suction instruments.

Nasal clearance

Nasal clearance is done to clean the nasal cavity and pharynx, and is performed using a rigid endoscope and suction instruments. A local anaesthetic spray may be used.

Estimated Costs of Common Procedures (non-exhaustive)

Outpatient procedure table 2024

  1. For private patients, charges are inclusive of 9% GST. Charges may differ for Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, Resident Foreigners and Non-Residents.
  2. Charges for subsidised patients are based on a range of government subsidies and may vary depending on the patient's means test subsidy level. For subsidised patients, GST is absorbed by the hospital.
  3. Information is correct at time of publishing (Jan 2024) and subject to revision without notice.

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